Lady Bones Share “Ice Cream” with Consequence of Sound
Due Out April 29th via Midnight Werewolf Records
Lady Bones recently announced their upcoming EP, Terse, will be released April 29th viaMidnight Werewolf Records. One of Boston’s best up-and-coming bands, Lady Bones released their full length debut, Dying, less than a year ago and on Terse, the trio have proven yet again they’re only getting better. Now the trio are sharing “Ice Cream” withConsequence of Sound. Built on singer/guitarist Sean Gilston’s wavering raw vocals, the song opens with slightly muffled vocals and finger-picked melodies before bursting into minimal intensity. The aggression of the band’s guitar attack eventually explodes with an absolutely ripping guitar solo and massive rhythmic attack. “Ice Cream” just isn’t as sweet as the title would have you believe.
Sharing their thoughts on Lady Bones’ “Ice Cream,” Consequence of Sound offered “Its arrangements pile on muddy grunge, dizzying noise-rock, and even Built to Spill-like indie flavors, while the lyrics hint that a bitter aftertaste lurks behind the saccharine title.”
Boston’s Lady Bones have been playing together since 2011 when they met as high school students. The trio, consisting of Sean Gilston (singing/guitar) Jeremy Jackson (bass) andEgon Ryan (drums) have always focused their writing style based off the member’s close friendship and cohesiveness as a unit. There is no stylistic leader of Lady Bones, the band write songs for each other; tweaking individual ideas to fit the needs of the group as a whole. Since the release of their debut EP in 2012, the band have spent time touring the East Coast and Midwest with Kal Marks, Snoozer, It Must Be Love (members of Dogs on Acid) and more. The band embody that undeniable Boston charm of the underground punk scene, Lady Bones make heavy and deeply personal music while managing to not take themselves all too seriously.
Less than a year after the release of Dying, the band’s full length debut, the trio have returned with Terse, an EP that expands on the ideas of their debut over knotted chords and winding structures, a relentless listen that blends the band’s dirty punk and grunge-influenced indie rock with polyrhythmic beats and massive walls of furious yet soulful guitars. Lady Bones channel a swampy take on the cities basement punk sound, offering an extra sense of grit and impending indie rock doom via filthy yet melodic guitars, enormous pounding drums and a heavy quaking low end rumble. There’s an undeniable influence from their surroundings, but Lady Bones have forged that into a raw howling energy. In Lady Bones’ case, Dying was only the beginning. Terse, focused on pop structures and well-trained in the Pixies playbook of dynamics, helps to prove why the band have become one of the cities finest up-and-coming bands yet again.
04/18 – New Paltz, NY @ SUNY New Paltz
04/19 – State College, PA @ Penn State
04/21 – Chicago, IL @ Quencher’s Saloon w/ Great Deceivers
04/22 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Rey Mysterios
04/23 – Detroit, MI @ Kelly’s
04/24 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
04/25 – Syracuse, NY @ Wescott Balroom
04/29 – Boston, MA @ ER Boston w/ Kal Marks, Soft Fangs, Sativa Cult (EP Release Show)
04/30 – Philadelphia, PA, Nico Nico w/ Pet
05/05 – Montreal, QC @ Turbo Haüs w/ Pile & Kal Marks
05/06 – Toronto, ON @ Faith/Void w/ Pile & Kal Marks
05/07 – Winooski, VT @ Appearances w/ Rick Rude & Goddard (Waking Windows Festival)
Midnight Werewolf Records
April 29, 2016